Italian Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Italian Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Book - 1996
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The National Gallery collections include the most important Italian baroque paintings in America: the only landscape by Annibale Carracci in the United States; major works by Anton Maria Vasallo, Bernardo Strozzi, Donato Creti, and Sebastiano Ricci; and a number of view paintings by the popular eighteenth-century Venetian artists Canaletto, Bernardo Bellotto, and the Guardi. Among the sixty-nine works explored in this volume are Orazio Gentileschi's Lute Player , considered his masterpiece; Jusepe de Ribera's Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew , the Gallery's first work of the school of Naples; and one of Bellotto's largest and most remarkable view paintings, The Fortress of Königstein .

Publisher: Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Distributed by Oxford University Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780894682162
Branch Call Number: 759.509 NAT 1996
Characteristics: xviii, 392 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: DeGrazia, Diane 1943-
Garberson, Eric


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